At Home, But Not Welcome: Frameworks to Use When Working With Undocumented Latino Patients & Families (Archived)
When a Latino patient is affected by the prevailing immigration environment, he or she struggles with more than legal issues. Cultural issues are significant, including distrust of the medical and educational system, community supports, and ultimately the patient–provider relationship. These issues can leave Latino patients feeling isolated and traumatized. This session will focus on working with patients, their families, and other agencies to provide comprehensive treatment approaches in integrated and non-integrated settings.